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Lean Hog Futures (LH) Seasonal Chart
The above chart represents the seasonality for Lean Hog Futures (LH) Continuous Contract for the past 20 years.
- Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
- Type: Commodity Futures – US
- Symbol: LH
Lean Hog Futures Continuous Contract Seasonality
Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of August 30 and a sell date of November 28, investors have benefited from a total return of 30.4% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 5 of those periods.
Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of February 25 and a sell date of February 28, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 9.58% with positive results in 10 of those periods.
The buy and hold return for the past 10 years was -43.71%.
**Results shown are compounded
How to Invest
iPath Livestock ETN (Public, NYSE:COW) – Info – The Dow Jones-UBS Livestock Subindex Total Return is a sub-index of the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total Return and reflects the returns that are potentially available through an unleveraged investment in the futures contracts on physical commodities comprising the index plus the rate of interest that could be earned on cash collateral invested in specified Treasury Bills. The index is currently composed of two livestock commodities contracts (lean hogs and live cattle) traded on U.S. exchanges. Expense Ratio: 0.75
Stocks mentioned in this post: LH.FUT